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Critical Content acquires T Group Productions

Global indie content studio Critical Content has acquired Jenny Daly’s Culver City-based T Group Productions. Under the deal, T Group assets will merge with Critical Content into a larger indie–Critical Content ...
November 27, 2018

Global indie content studio Critical Content has acquired Jenny Daly’s Culver City-based T Group Productions.

Under the deal, T Group assets will merge with Critical Content into a larger indie–Critical Content Studios–where Daly (pictured, left) will serve as president. In her new role, the T Group founder will oversee the daily combined management and production slates.

Meanwhile, Critical Content founder and CEO Tom Forman (pictured, right) will look to foster strategic growth opportunities, develop formats for streaming and broadcast platforms, and expand the company’s international presence.

As part of the agreement, T Group’s slate of television productions will now be under the Critical Content banner.

“Having the chance to join forces with Critical Content and combine our resources to capitalize on new ventures in an incredibly dynamic market has created an unparalleled opportunity for us. I am thrilled to work with Tom and his team to build a top-tier slate with the freedom to create and build content and business models on a much larger scale,” said Daly, in a statement.

Since establishing T Group in 2010, Daly has created, sold and produced over 50 series, pilots and presentations to across various nets, including Ozzy & Jack’s World Detour for A&E; 24 to Life for Lifetime; Mystery Diners for The Food Network; and Storage Hunters for TruTV.

Before launching T Group, Daly held various roles in production including serving as VP of development at E! Entertainment where she developed The Simple Life#1 Single, Love is in the Heir, and more.

Meanwhile, Critical Content currently has more than 50 projects in production for more than 30 different networks, including MTV’s Catfish and Bravo’s Get a Room with Carson and Thom. 

“For two decades we’ve been friends and competitors and now we’ll be unstoppable as teammates,” said Forman of Daly. “Merging T Group into Critical Content is a win for everyone, especially our clients, offering them more capability, more creativity, and more fun.”

The news was first reported by The Hollywood Reporter.

About The Author
Senior staff writer Frederick Blichert comes to realscreen with a background as a journalist and freelance film critic. He has previously written for VICE, Paste Magazine, Senses of Cinema, Xtra, Canadian Cinematographer and elsewhere. He holds a Master of Arts in film studies from Carleton University and a Master of Journalism from the University of British Columbia.

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